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Refugee Women's Network Summer Sizzler Kick-off

Pebble Tossers Volunteers will help the Refugee Women's Network (RWN) with a Summer Kick-off Celebration for the refugee community on Saturday, May 28th.

About the Event: Volunteers will run games (soccer, kickball and etc.), serve food, provide face painting, crafts, and more for newly resettled refugee children to celebrate the start of summer. Volunteers under 16 must be with an adult.

Refugee Women's Network inspires and equips refugee and immigrant women to become leaders in their homes, businesses, and communities.

Contact Person: Lisa Gill

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Remembering our Veterans on Memorial Day

Join Pebble Tossers as we honor and thank the Veterans at the Trinka Davis Veterans Village. Our Cause Area for May is US Troops + Veterans. Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. There are many ways you can say thank you to our Troops and Veterans.

COVID has exacerbated loneliness and social isolation for Veterans living in long-term care facilities. Pebble Tossers volunteers have the opportunity to bring some cheer to the veterans.

About the Project:
Option 1: Volunteers will make 10 cards, notes, or drawings to show their appreciation for the Veterans' service and to lift their spirits.
Option 2: If you are feeling even more patriotic and grateful for their service, the Veterans would love to receive treat bags. There are 40 veterans at Trinka Davis. Volunteers can make any number of small individual bags with some of the items from the wish list or send the items separately.

Wish list items include (complete list will be emailed) hygiene items, markers, socks, word puzzles, masks, t-shirts, laundry items, and a variety of snacks.

Registration: Pebble Tossers members register for this project by logging in to their Pebble Tossers dashboard.

Open Project: This project is open to volunteers that are not yet Pebble Tossers members. Nonmembers can participate in the project by clicking here to register.

Once registered, you will receive details on how to complete this project and where to send your cards/ notes and wish list items.

Contact Person: Lisa Gill

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Sorting and Packing Books

Books for Africa: A simple name for an organization with a simple mission: to end the book famine in Africa. Books for Africa collects, sorts, ships, and distributes books to African students of all ages. With your help, they will help create a culture of literacy and provide the tools of empowerment to the next generation of parents, teachers, and leaders in Africa.

Volunteers are needed to sort and pack books according to category and age level. No heavy lifting is involved. Volunteers must be at least 12 and with an adult or 14 to be without an adult.

If you are interested in volunteering on a date or time other than what appears on our calendar or you have more volunteers in your group than open spots available, please email lisa@pebbletossers.org (shifts are from 9 am - 11 am and 1 - 3 pm.)

Contact Person: Lisa Gill

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Ultimate Volunteer Experience

Helping Mamas is hosting their annual Ultimate Volunteer Experience or UVE for short. UVE this year is a luau-themed event and will feature games, trivia, food, and prizes as well! They want this event to be both meaningful and fun for all while helping families in need.

Volunteers will help out with the games and etc.

Age requirements: Any volunteer under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. We are allowing minors 5 years old and up to volunteer with us at this time.

If you are unfamiliar with Helping Mamas mission, here are some quick facts:

Helping Mamas is the Baby Supply Bank of Georgia. Our mission is to connect helping mamas to mamas needing help. We began operations in 2014 and have served enough families and children to fill the seats in Mercedes Benz stadium 4 times. We work with partner agencies throughout the Georgia area to provide diapers, wipes, clothing, and gently used baby products to families and children in low-income communities.

Contact Person: Lisa Gill

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